Your generous gifts to Queen’s Law make an invaluable and lasting impact on our students, faculty and alumni. With your help, we create modern teaching and learning spaces with state-of-the-art educational technology. We also recruit first-class students and offer them ways to enrich their legal education – from participating in new and enhanced hands-on learning opportunities to studying in exchange programs with leading universities around the world and interning with international public interest organizations. You are a critical part of our success in maintaining our status as a leading Canadian law school.
Your investment in the Faculty is greatly appreciated and will be publicly and gratefully highly recognized. Classrooms, programs, moots and student awards can be named in your honour. It is important to us to recognize your generosity and thank you for your support of Queen’s Law.
To show our gratitude, we have created a number of ways to recognize your support.
Supporting Excellence magazine
This annual print magazine features the school’s accomplishments that have been made possible thanks to our donors. One highlight is our Honour Roll of Donors that names all individuals, couples, law firms, foundations and corporations that made contributions to Queen’s Law in the previous fiscal year.
All donors who wish to be listed on the Honour Roll are recognized by their level of giving. The Queen’s Law Annual Giving Societies are:
Sir John A. Macdonald Circle: $10,000 or more per year *****
William R. Lederman Circle: $5,000 to $9,999 ****
Dean’s Counsellor: $1,000 to $4,999 ***
Partner: $500 to $999 **
Member: $100 to $499 *
Supporting Excellence is mailed to alumni with the November issue of Queen’s Alumni Review and is available on the Queen’s Law website.
In addition, gifts to Queen’s Law may be recognized in news stories on our website and through our social media channels.
Cumulative Giving Wall
Prominently located in the Queen’s Law atrium, our Cumulative Giving Wall displays the names of all benefactors who have given gifts totaling $25,000 or more to the school.
Cumulative contributions are recognized at the following levels:
Level 1: $1,000,000 +
Level 2: $500,000 – $999,999
Level 3: $250,000 – $499,999
Level 4: $100,000 – $249,999
Level 5: $50,000 – $99,999
Level 6: $25,000 – $49,999
Class Giving Wall
Situated in the much-travelled hallway to the student lounge, our Class Giving Wall displays the graduation years and initiatives of all classes that have contributed more than $25,000 to their alma mater.
Cumulative class gifts are recognized at the following levels:
Level 4: $250,000 +
Level 3: $100,000 – $249,000
Level 2: $50,000 – $99,000
Level 1: $25,000 – $49,000
Gifts made to major renovation campaigns are also recognized inside the home of Queen’s Law. In the hallway to our lower-level classrooms there are displays listing donors who contributed to the school’s major building renovations between 1996 and 2002 and to the classroom renewal project between 2009 and 2010.
Some spaces in the Queen’s Law building, as well as in our Queen’s Law Clinics located in downtown Kingston, have been named in recognition of leadership gifts.
Gifts made to the Faculty of Law may also be recognized by Queen’s University.